On The Square

The Four Stages of Collecting: Before You Buy

By Bidsquare

Mar 15,2016 | 12:00 EDT

Bidsquare and the Association of Professional Art Advisors are pleased to present the first session in One Art Nations four-part webinar series: The Four Stages of Collecting. Part I, Before You Buy will discuss the best way to embark on your journey as a collector.

On Tuesday, March 22, Meghan Fox Kelly will discuss how to create a meaningful collection based on your personal needs, interests and resources. Well be explaining the finer details of the acquisition process and how you can benefit from services of an experienced advisor even before you make that first purchase.

Participants will learn:

  • How to define your unique collection strategy
  • About the tools available to new and experienced collectors
  • When and how to work with a qualified advisor
  • The financial and personal commitment involved in collecting art

Art collectors of all levels are invited to register for the complimentary webinar. Register here.

The Four Stages of Collection: Before You Buy

Free Live Webinar 22nd March, 2016 07:00 PM EST

Speaker: Megan Fox Kelly


Please be sure to join us for the rest of the series:

April – Part II
Taxes and Legal Obligations: This session will cover purchasing process, applicable taxes and "hidden costs", freeport storage, resale issues and capital gains taxes, Visual Artist Rights Act and copyright issues.

May – Part III
Managing Your Collection: An expert will discuss conservation, documentation, condition reports and photography, databases, installation, storage and other logistics.

June – Part V
Collecting for the Next Generation: Attendees will learn about long-term care, stewardship and succession planning, art donations to non-profit, and supporting your local arts community as part of your overall collection strategy.

Please be aware that the program is subject to change. All registrants will be notified of any amendments to the series.

Register now!